Ms. Devine will be responsible for partnering with corporate real estate professionals to design and deliver innovative workspaces for AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice in the Los Angeles metro area
LOS ANGELES (May 3, 2017) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that Sarah Devine, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), has been named vice president of Corporate Workplace for its Buildings + Places practice, part of its Design and Consulting Services group. Ms. Devine will be responsible for partnering with corporate real estate professionals in the Los Angeles metro area to design and deliver innovative workspaces. She joins AECOM with 25 years of design, management and strategic planning experience creating solutions for complex corporate workplace environments.
“Sarah brings an impressive track record of leadership and collaborative client relationships to our Los Angeles studio,” said AECOM’s Brett Shwery, senior vice president of Corporate Workplace. “Her energy and passion for building strong teams truly compliment the culture of our growing workplace practice.”
Prior to joining AECOM, Ms. Devine was a practice and account leader at Rapt Studio, where she was responsible for establishing and expanding the firm’s Los Angeles practice. Her prior experience includes work with Epstein/ISI, HOK and Leo A. Daly. A leader in the field, Ms. Devine is actively involved with CoreNet Global of Southern California and the IIDA. Most recently, Ms. Devine was appointed as the 2017 Communications Chair for the Southern California CoreNet Board of Directors. Ms. Devine holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design and Minor in Architecture from the University of North Texas.
“The changing nature of how we work and how it impacts corporate environments gives us a unique opportunity to think in new ways about the design of the physical place, organizational performance and their relationships,” said Ms. Devine. “I’m thrilled to join the growing corporate workplace team at AECOM where we have an opportunity to offer our clients an integrated approach while making a commitment to design innovation in the Los Angeles market and beyond.”
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Danette Riddle, Hon. AIA/LA
Vice President, Marketing Director
Buildings + Places | Design and Consulting Services, Americas